[Ohio-talk] Fwd: A message for blind students in the state of Ohio

Jordy Stringer jordystringer83 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 15:44:21 UTC 2016

Salutations Federation family, I hope this note finds all of you well.
I want to remind students who are interested in The revitalization of the Ohio Association of blind students but you are invited to participate as part of the conversation on a conference call this evening. Please find an earlier announcement regarding all of the call-in information below. Thanks so much and advance for your participation in these efforts.
Kind regards,
Yours in the movement.
Jordy D. Stringer

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Inform, encourage, empower!

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> From: Jordy Stringer <jordystringer83 at gmail.com>
> Date: April 15, 2016 at 1:10:07 PM EDT
> To: mccandless.8 at osu.edu, tmcclain at cscc.edu, aprice16 at cscc.edu, bdixon11 at cscc.edu, april.clark at ftsjobs4u.com, mike.pitroff at ftsjobs4u.com, rsmith at osdb.oh.gov
> Cc: jordystringer83 at gmail.com
> Subject: A message for blind students in the state of Ohio
> Greetings, I hope this letter finds each of you well.
> My name is Jordy D. Stringer, and I am writing on behalf of the
> National Federation of the Blind of Ohio.
> In the great state of Ohio we are currently working to develop the
> association of blind students of Ohio, and we would love your help as
> we spread the word.
> this group of students will function as one of the local arms of the
> National association of blind students. The National Association of
> Blind Students, formed at the 1967 convention of the National
> Federation of the Blind in Los Angeles, California, is the longest
> standing of all the NFB’s divisions. Having built upon the work begun
> by a small group of students in a Los Angeles hotel room over four
> decades ago, NABS has grown to become one of the largest and most
> active divisions of the NFB. For over forty years, the National
> Association of Blind Students has not only shared the NFB’s positive
> philosophy about blindness with students of all ages, but also
> provided blind students with opportunities to take on leadership roles
> within the organization.
> We  are looking for students who are excited about changing what it
> means to be blind, who  have a positive outlook on blindness, and who
> like working as part of a team to be part of this growth.
> The Ohio association of blind students will discuss issues related to
> accessible instructional materials in college and higher education,
> adaptive technology, orientation mobility training, and a wide variety
> of other things that affect blind students.
> Our spring confrence call will take place on Wednesday  April 27 at
> 7:00 PM EST, and I would be most grateful  if each of you could spread
> the word.
> The call in information is as follows:
> 712-432-3900
> Access code: 3572192
> followed by (#)
> If you have individuals who find that they are interested, please
> forward them my contact information directly.
> E-mail: jordystringer83 at gmail.com
> Phone: 317-629-4639
> If you have any more specific questions about this effort please don't
> hesitate to reach out to me.
> I very much look forward to connecting with the great students here in
> the state of Ohio and reconnecting with some of my former colleagues.
> Warm regards,
> Jordy D. Stringer, National federation of the Blind of Ohio
> The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the
> characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the
> expectations of blind people, because low expectations create
> obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life
> you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

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